Category Archives: New Employees

New Employees in August

08.01.2017 – Dr. Albert Orbinati joins the Continuing Professional Studies team as an Assistant Professor and Program Director for the undergraduate Business Administration programs. Prior to Champlain, Albert was the Vice President of Online Learning and Continuing Education at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY. While there, he was instrumental in redeveloping the college’s online program […]

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New Employees in June

06.05.2017 – Kerri Tracy joins the Emergent Media Center team as their Business Development Manager. In this role, she will be responsible for identifying, acquiring, and working with potential clients, partnerships, and grants for the design and development of innovative digital media products – including mobile apps, games, video marketing, virtual reality, and other media […]

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New Employees in July

07.01.17 – Kate Bachus joins the Communication and Creative Media Division as the Assistant Professor of Game Design. Kate is a game and narrative designer who has worked for AAA studios including Zenimax Online and 38 Studios, as well as having experience in the indie game world as a writer on the Game of Thrones: […]

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New Employees in May

05.01.2017 – Mark Therrien joins the Physical Plant team as a Maintenance Technician. In this role, he will be responsible for general building maintenance, completing work orders as assigned, and overseeing contract laborers. Mark has previously worked at New England Air, the ECHO Center, and the UVM Medical Center and has received professional HVAC training. […]

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New Employees in April

4.24.2017 – Sonya Krakoff joins the Continuing Professional Studies team as the Senior Content Marketing Specialist. In this role, she will be executing content strategy and creating compelling content to tell the Champlain College Online story, increase brand awareness, and drive lead generation. Sonya has a background in marketing and communications for missions-driven, socially responsible […]

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New Employees in March

03.01.2017 – Erin Meenan joins the eLearning team of the Continuing Professional Studies department as a Course Developer. In this role, she will develop online courses in Canvas in collaboration with Program Directors, Deans, Subject Matter Experts and other members of the eLearning team. She will ensure that courses contain all required elements, meet minimum […]

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New Employees in February

02.24.2017 – Deb Tursi joins the Institutional Advancement team as the Gift Processing and Donor Records Coordinator. In this role, she will be the main person responsible for processing any donation received by Champlain College. Before coming to us, Deb was a part-time manager of J. Jill, and is also a piano teacher. She is a […]

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New Employees in January

01.01.2017 – Robert Caldwell joins the Institutional Advancement team as the Vice President. He comes to us from The Holderness School where he worked as the Assistant Head of School and the Chief Advancement Officer. He has a wealth of experience in overseeing external relations in an academic setting. Robert received a Bachelor’s Degree in […]

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New Employees: November and December

Please join us in welcoming our new employees who began working in November and December! 11.7.2016 – Jaime Martin joins the Information Systems team at Champlain as a Systems Manager for Informer. As our primary administrator for this system, Jaime will be responsible for writing Informer reports, assisting other departments with their reports, and training users on […]

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New Employees September and October

Please join us in welcoming our new employees who began working in September and October! 9.1.2016 – James “Jim” Kelley joins the Advancement team at Champlain as a Major Gift Officer. Jim served as a consultant to Institutional Advancement during the spring semester and was successful at raising significant funds for our student scholarship programs. Having […]

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